Beating The Book with Gill Alexander

It's the only non-sports betting episode of the calendar year, but for some, it's the most anticipated.  If you're planning a trip to Vegas, let this be your guide.  Host Gill Alexander, Marco D'Angelo, and man about town, Ace, take off their handicapping hats and are joined by Marc Meltzer of and a variety of Vegas websites to discuss the best Steakhouses, Sportsbooks, Nightclubs, and Strip Clubs in Las Vegas.  The Super Bowl's not for awhile.  In the meantime, enjoy a man's guide to Sin City, on Wednesday's Beating The Book (January 25, 2017). 

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Half of the Massey-Peabody Analytics team and ESPN Predictive Analytics expert, as well, Rufus Peabody joins Host Gill Alexander in breaking down both the NFC Title Game (Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons), and the AFC equivalent (Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots).  Of course, WagerTalk's Marco D'Angelo and the sports betting diaspora's Ace are here to give their Vegas perspective, as well.  It's a Championship Round episode of Beating The Book (January 19, 2017). 

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Warren Sharp of Sharp Football Analysis and the Sharp Football Analysis Podcast joins Host Gill Alexander and offers up his thoughts on an array of topics, including whether the new extra point rules in the NFL have had an impact on the key betting number of 7, and what some of the most commonly and falsely promulgated narratives are in today’s NFL. Then, it's MegaPod panel time as EV Bettor of Dr. Bob Sports and his gaudy 71% ATS record on NFL sides this season returns to the panel alongside WagerTalk’s Marco D'Angelo and Vegas Runner to give insights on the Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons, Houston Texans at New England PatriotsPittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs, and Green Bay Packers at Dallas Cowboys.  It's all on a supersized Thursday Divisional Round edition of Beating The Book (January 12, 2017).

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Making his annual NFL postseason appearance on the pod, Aaron Schatz, Creator and Editor-in-Chief of Football Outsiders and Insider at, joins Host Gill Alexander and offers up his thoughts on a host of topics, including his under-the-radar team to watch for betting value next season, based on his advanced metrics.  Then, it's MegaPod panel time as South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews is a fish out of water, returning to the roundtable for the first time in a few years alongside's Marco D'Angelo and Vegas Runner to give insights on the Oakland Raiders at Houston Texans, Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers, and New York Giants at Green Bay Packers.  Plus, Story Time, to boot. It's all on a supersized Wednesday Wild Card edition of Beating The Book (January 4, 2017).

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